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The University of Louisville is a state supported research university located in Kentucky's largest metropolitan area. The Libraries serve as the University's intellectual center, fulfilling the information and research needs of a diverse population on and off campus through its collections, including these rare, public domain monographs.

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University of Louisville
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A guide to the houses of ill fame for the 1895 encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic in Louisville, Ky. Published by Wentworth Publishing House Printers in 1895.
Topics: Prostitution--Kentucky--Louisville, Folklore--Kentucky, Grand Army of the Republic
University of Louisville
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A photographic souvenir book from the early 1900s of Camp Zachary Taylor in Louisville, Kentucky. Also includes a business directory.
Topic: Camp Zachary Taylor (Ky.)
University of Louisville
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An illustrated book containing information about Louisville, Kentucky's growth, resources, commerce, manufactures, financial interests, public institutions, and prospects. Also contains reviews of New Albany and Jeffersonville, Indiana. Published by Acme Publishing and Engraving Co. of Chicago, Illinois.
Topics: Louisville (Ky.)--Description and travel, Industries--Kentucky--Louisville
University of Louisville
by Buchanan, George C.
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Statistical information and advertisements related to the whiskey industry.
Topics: Whiskey industry--Kentucky--Miscellanea, Whiskey industry--United States--Miscellanea,...
Statistics, facts and photographs of Louisville, Kentucky from the late 1800s and early 1900s. Extracted from The Louisville Evening Post Atlas of the World.
Topics: Louisville (Ky.)--Economic conditions, Louisville (Ky.)--Description and travel
University of Louisville
by Bernheim, Isaac Wolfe, 1848-
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A book written in 1910 by Isaac Wolfe Bernheim presenting a history of the Bernheim family. Includes stories and portraits of various family members.
Topic: Bernheim family
University of Louisville
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A souvenir book of the city of Louisville, Kentucky created for distribution during the G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) encampment. Includes descriptions and portraits of government officials and business owners, illustrations and photographs of buildings, businesses and residences in the city and advertisements.
Topic: Louisville (Ky.)--Commerce--Directories
University of Louisville
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Mostly illustrated book about Louisville, Kentucky. Contains photographs of street scenes, buildings, and neighborhoods. Published in 1889 by the H.R. Page & Company.
Topic: Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works
University of Louisville
by Retail Merchants Association of (Louisville, Ky.)
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A booklet containing twelve color illustrations of Louisville, Kentucky. Contains photographs of street scenes, buildings, and neighborhoods. Published in the early 1900s by the Retail Merchants Association of Louisville, Kentucky.
Topics: Retail Merchants Association of (Louisville, Ky.), Louisville (Ky.)--Buildings, structures,...
Contains an historical sketch of Louisville, Kentucky from 1778 to 1844, including the trade and statistics of the city, city and county officers, river distances and a general directory. Compiled by Nathaniel Peabody Poor and published in Louisville by W.N. Haldeman. (Missing pages 6-7, 65-68, 257-258)
Topics: Louisville (Ky.)--Directories, Louisville (Ky.)--History
University of Louisville
by Smith, Sydney K. (Sydney Kerr), 1850-
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Selected memoirs of D.H. Smith who was a colonel of the 5th Kentucky cavalry (Confederate) and served under General John H. Morgan during his various raids.
Topics: Smith, Dabney Howard, 1821-1889, Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864, Confederate States of America. Army....
University of Louisville
by Figg, Edward Clarence, 1863-1944
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A detailed history of the Figg family of Shelby County, Ky. Includes personal descriptions, lineage, portraits and poems.
Topics: Figg family, Shelby County (Ky.)--History
University of Louisville
by Pilcher, Louis
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Includes brief biographies of prominent citizens of Jackson City, Kentucky and advertisements printed throughout the volume.
Topics: Breathitt County (Ky.)--Description and travel, Jackson City (Ky.)--Description and travel
University of Louisville
by Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931.
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Account of the “Elaine [Arkansas] Race Riot” of September 30, 1919.
Topics: Elaine (Ark.)--Riot 1919, African Americans--Arkansas--Elaine
University of Louisville
by Waters, Clara Erskine Clement, 1834-1916.
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Illustrated work on the history and culture of ancient Rome.
Topic: Rome (Italy)
University of Louisville
by Mitford, Bertram, 1855-1914.
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A novel set in South Africa.
Topics: South Africa--History--Frontier Wars, 1811-1878--Fiction
University of Louisville
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Memorial of Reverend John Nicholas Norton by the wardens and vestry of the Christ Church Cathedral, Louisville, Kentucky.
Topics: Norton, John N. (John Nicholas), 1820-1881, Episcopalians--Kentucky--Louisville--Biography,...
University of Louisville
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A book containing thirty-one black and white illustrations of Louisville, Kentucky. Includes photographs of street scenes, buildings, bridges, and parks. Published in the early 1900s by C.T. Dearing of Louisville, Kentucky.
Topic: Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works
University of Louisville
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Description and history of jails in Louisville, Kentucky. Contents include information about jail rules, facilities and services provided, particularly in regard to education.
Topics: Prisoners--Education--Kentucky--Louisville, Foster School (Louisville, Ky.)--History, Jefferson...
University of Louisville
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A book containing thirty-one black and white illustrations of Louisville, Kentucky. Includes photographs of street scenes, buildings, monuments, and parks. Published in the early 1900s for F.M. Kirby & Co. of Louisville, Kentucky.
Topic: Louisville (Ky.)--Pictorial works.
University of Louisville
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For 1883-1884. Contains a list of householders, arranged by streets and numbers, a complete classified commercial directory, a record of city officers, churches, courts, secret and other societies, etc. Printed by the Courier-Journal Job Printing Company in Louisville, Kentucky.
Topics: Business enterprises--Kentucky--Louisville, Louisville (Ky.)--Directories
University of Louisville
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A speech to mark the occasion of laying the corner stone of the Louisville Medical Institute.
Topic: Louisville Medical Institute
University of Louisville
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Produced by the Travelers' Protective Association of America, representing the manufacturing, wholesale, railway, banking, professional and commercial interests of the state in general. Includes histories, descriptions, photographs and maps of various places in Kentucky. Edited by T. Edgar Harvey.
Topics: Kentucky--Description and travel, Kentucky--Economic conditions
University of Louisville
by Warren, E. L. (Edward Leroy), 1852-1931.
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A history of the Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Kentucky from 1816-1896. Includes a portrait of Rev. Edward L. Warren. Reprinted from Memorial History of Louisville.
Topics: First Presbyterian Church (Louisville, Ky.)--History
University of Louisville
by Lampkins, G. W.
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A book describing Kentucky's principal cities and towns, protective and commercial ability, financial and trade resources, etc. Includes advertisements, photographs, portraits and drawings. Issued by the Kentucky Division of the Travelers Protective Association of America.
Topic: Kentucky--Description and travel
A manual written by Rev. E.N. Sawtell, Pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church in Louisville, Kentucky. Originally published in 1833 and updated in 1927 by Elizabeth Aiken Barbour of the woman's auxiliary.
Topics: Second Presbyterian Church (Louisville, Ky.), Presbyterian Church--Kentucky--Louisville
University of Louisville
by Northrop, Henry Davenport, 1836-1909; Gay, Joseph R.; Penn, I. Garland (Irvine Garland), 1867-1930
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Subtitle: "A manual of self-improvement for the colored race, forming an educational emancipator and a guide to success, giving examples and achievements of successful men and women of the race as an incentive and inspiration to the rising generation, including Afro-American progress illustrated, the whole embracing, business, social, domestic, historical, and religious education." From the Collection of Jacquelyn T. Cole: digitized with permission of the owner and placed in the...
Topics: African Americans--Education, African Americans--Biography, African Americans--Life skills guides
University of Louisville
by M. Joblin & Co.
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An industrial history of Louisville, Kentucky, including black and white portraits and biographies of several of the city's leading men. Photographically illustrated by E. Klauber and published by John P. Morton in Louisville.
Topic: Louisville (Ky.)--History
University of Louisville
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A tourist guide of Scotland from the late 19th century. Includes descriptions, illustrations, advertisements and a color map of the London, Northwestern and Caledonian Railways.
Topic: Scotland--Description and travel--1801-1900
University of Louisville
by University of Louisville
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A year book of the Southern Police Institute at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky from 1951-1952. Includes a history of the Institute's establishment, building, curriculum, a list of instructors and alumni. Also includes photographs of various methods of instruction and portraits of staff and President of the University.
Topic: University of Louisville--History
University of Louisville
by Speed, Louise J.
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The story of an African American maid known as Aunt Cilla and her service to the Howell and Carothers families of Bardstown, Kentucky in the late 19th century.
Topics: Bardstown (Ky.)--Biography, Bardstown (Ky.)--History
University of Louisville
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A biography of Booker T. Washington written by Elbert Hubbard as part of the Little Journeys to the Homes of Great Teachers series : Volume 23, Number 1. Includes a portrait of Mr. Washington.
Topics: Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915, African American teachers--Biography
University of Louisville
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Contains biographical information and a portrait of Robert Owen, the business man. Part of the Little Journeys series: Vol. 24, No. 1. From the cover: "Done into a book by the Roycrofters at their shop which is in East Aurora, Erie County, New York."
Topic: Owen, Robert, 1771-1858.
University of Louisville
by Truman, Lilian Semple
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A history of the Louisville Law Library from 1839-1912 written by Lilian Semple Truman. Includes portraits of charter members and a photograph of one of the library rooms.
Topics: Louisville Law Library Company, Law libraries--Kentucky--Louisville
University of Louisville
by Pirtle, James S. (James Speed), 1840-1919; McDermott, Edward J. (Edward John), 1852-1926
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The speeches of John S. Pirtle and E.J. McDermott in opposition to the election of Charles D. Jacob as mayor of Louisville, Ky.
Topics: Campaign literature--1896--Republican, Mayors--Kentucky--Louisville--Election, Political...
University of Louisville
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Twelve black and white photographs of the Indiana State Prison South in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Published in New Albany, Indiana by C. Heimberger & Son in 1890.
Topics: Indiana State Prison South (Jeffersonville, Ind.)--Pictorial works, Prisons--Indiana--Pictorial...
A book published in the 1920s featuring descriptions and photographs of Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky.
Topics: Mammoth Cave (Ky.), Mammoth Cave National Park (Ky.)
University of Louisville
by Heywood, John H. (John Healy), 1818-1902
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An address given by Rev. John H. Heywood to the Sons of Temperance in Louisville, Ky. on July 4, 1846.
Topics: Sons of Temperance of North America.--W. P. Division, no. 9 (Louisville, Ky.),...
University of Louisville
by National Negro Business League
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The official souvenir program of the National Negro Business League's tenth annual session, which was held August 18-20, 1909 in Louisville, Kentucky. Contains a list of members, information about Louisville, portraits and advertisements.
Topic: African Americans--Kentucky--Louisville
University of Louisville
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A book featuring the history and reputation of the Blue Lick Springs and The Arlington Hotel of Nicholas County, Kentucky from 1886. Includes an analysis of the Springs' water, descriptions of various rooms in the hotel, black and white illustrations of the buildings and a map of the Blue Grass Route. Also includes directions and rates for the hotel.
Topics: Health resorts--Kentucky--Nicholas County--Guidebooks, Springs--Kentucky--Nicholas...
University of Louisville
by Taylor, Harrison D., 1802-1889; Downard, H. T., 1819-1874.
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An open letter addressed to the "Fellow-citizens of Ohio County" on the dangers of alcohol consumption.
Topic: Temperance--Kentucky--Ohio County.
University of Louisville
by Armentrout, Vance
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Re-print of articles and editorials on economic conditions in Kentucky published in Louisville newspapers in July of 1922.
Topic: Kentucky--Economic conditions--20th century
University of Louisville
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Contains biographical information and a portrait of Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of Christian Science. Part of the Little Journeys series: Volume 23, Number 6.
Topic: Eddy, Mary Baker, 1821-1910.
Revised by the National Division of the United States, at its third annual session, held in the city of New York, June, 1846. Printed in Louisville, Kentucky by John C. Noble. Includes constitution, by-laws, rules of order, a list of officers and members, resolutions adopted by the grand division and decisions made by the national division.
Topics: Temperance--Kentucky--Societies, etc.
A brief history of the University of Louisville focusing on its financial status. Created in conjunction with a campaign to raise funds for the University's endowment.
Topic: University of Louisville--History, Universities and colleges--Kentucky--Louisville--History
University of Louisville
by Holland, James W. (James William), 1849-1922
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An address delivered before the Alumni Association of Jefferson Medical College, April 1, 1885. Reprinted from American Practitioner.
Topics: Personality and cognition, Perceptual learning, Perception, Learning, Psychology of
University of Louisville
by Norton, John N. (John Nicholas), 1820-1881.
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Contains the text of the sermon preached by John N. Norton, Rector of Ascension Church: Frankfort, Kentucky at the re-opening of Christ Church in Louisville, Kentucky on September 11, 1850. Published in Louisville by Hulls and Shannon, Printers.
Topics: Christ Church Cathedral (Louisville, Ky.), Church maintenance and repair
University of Louisville
by Invincible Ned
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A book of poetry written and published by "Invincible Ned" (Edward Smyth Jones) in Louisville, Kentucky in 1908.
Topics: Jones, Edward Smyth, 1881-
University of Louisville
by Gilpin, Vincent
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An extract from the journal of Vincent Gilpin's journey on horseback "into the mountain fastnesses and to the firesides of mountaineers and moonshiners of Kentucky and the Virginias." Contains several black and white illustrations of various places, people and items found along the way. Preface and illustrations by Sanford L. Cluett.
Topic: Kentucky--History
A history of the New York Institution for the blind from 1833. Includes biographical notices, institution by-laws and lists of donors. Also includes samples of printing for the blind and an illustration of the alphabet for the blind.
Topics: New York Institution for the Blind, New York Institution for the Blind--By-laws,...
University of Louisville
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A booklet containing illustrations and historical notes of various historic homes of Indianapolis, Indiana. Published by the Railroadmen's Federal Savings and Loan Association of Indianapolis.
Topic: Indianapolis (Ind.)--Historic buildings
University of Louisville
by Bruce, B. G. (Benjamin Gratz)
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A memoir of Lexington, a race horse, written by the editor of the Kentucky Live Stock Record in the late 19th century. Includes information on lineage, races, winnings, etc.
Topic: Lexington (Race horse)
University of Louisville
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A book of poetry detailing life with Native Americans in Ohio during the War of 1812. Published in Columbus, Ohio by F. J. Heer Printing Co.
Topics: Frontier and pioneer life--Ohio, Ohio--History--War of 1812--Poetry
University of Louisville
by Bolling, R. R., 1828-1880.
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A book listing the origin and jurisdiction of the superior and inferior courts and the fees of all public officers in Kentucky in 1872.
Topics: Kentucky--Registers, Kentucky--Officials and employees--Salaries, etc.
University of Louisville
by University of Louisville
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A booklet detailing the history of the Speed Scientific School at the University of Louisville from 1925-1969. Includes photographs of buildings and faculty, staff and alumni of the school.
Topics: University of Louisville--Speed Scientific School, Engineering Schools--Kentucky, University of...
A book containing illustrated gradations in reading and spelling, intended as an introduction to the Series of school readers by S.G. Goodrich. Published in Louisville, Kentucky by John P. Morton.
Topics: Readers--1800-1870, Goodrich, Samuel G. (Samuel Griswold), 1793-1860
University of Louisville
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A 16 x 10 centimeter map of Central and Southern Europe with a scale of approximately 1:4,200,000. Published by Johnson & Browning in New York in 1859. Also contains an inset (left) "Map of the Seat of War" scale - 1:2,350,000.
Topic: Europe--Maps
A fictional account of British celtic Queen Boadicea who lead her tribe in an uprising against Roman empire forces in approximately A.D. 60.
Topics: Queen Boadicea, Great Britain--History, Roman invasion, Fiction
University of Louisville
by Louisville Municipal College for Negroes
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A study of business and employment among Negroes in Louisville, written and published in 1944 by associates of the Louisville Municipal College for Negroes, University of Louisville, Louisville Urban League and Central Colored High School. Signed and dated by Bertram W. Doyle, Director, Dean, Louisville Municipal College.
Topics: African American businesspeople--Kentucky--Louisville, African...
Second memorandum transmitted October 31st, 1917, by the Committee for Immigrants in America. Contains a proclamation, laws, war policy and recommendations for legislation and Americanization.
Topics: World War, 1914-1918--United States, Aliens--United States
University of Louisville
by University of Louisville
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A book containing a history of the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky from 1837-1927. Includes black and white photographs of buildings on campus, portraits of people and a map of the proposed plan of future development.
Topic: University of Louisville--History
A written account of an address regarding public education delivered by J. H. Ingraham at the Methodist Church in Nashville, Tennessee on June 7, 1848. Also includes letters, an appendix containing rules for the proposed school, and excerpts from other addresses regarding public education in other cities.
Topics: Schools--Tennessee--Nashville, Education--Tennessee--Nashville
University of Louisville
by Bruce, Helm, 1860-1927.
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Text of the argument given by Mr. Helm Bruce on January 27, 1922 before the Senate Judiciary Committee on bill to abolish race track gambling in Kentucky.
Topics: Horse racing--Betting--Kentucky, Horse racing--Betting--Law and legislation--Kentucky
University of Louisville
by University of Louisville
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A book detailing the various programs of study and life at the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. Includes photographs of buildings on campus, training at the School of Medicine, Law, Dentistry, etc., as well as various sports and other social activities. Also includes description of resources and a list of expenses and fees.
Topics: University of Louisville, Universities and colleges--Kentucky--Louisville, Education,...
University of Louisville
by University of Louisville
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A promotional booklet published by the University of Louisville Development Program. Contains several black and white photographs, charts and descriptions of the University and various schools and programs.
Topic: University of Louisville
Appeared in the Louisville Dailies: May 12, 14, 16, 18, 1928. I. The resignation or non-employment of certain teachers; II. The recent propaganda against the board; III. The University's new administrative and educational policies; IV. Why Mr. George Colvin is retained as President.
Topics: University of Louisville--Administration, Universities and...
University of Louisville
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This book contains cartoon sketches of various prominent Kentuckians at the turn of the 20th century.  Authorship is attributed to Louisville Newspaper Cartoonists, with no mention of specific artist names. 
Topics: Caricatures and cartoons, Kentucky--Biography--Portraits
University of Louisville
by University of Louisville
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A booklet published in 1963 by the University of Louisville, Department of Buildings and Grounds that describes security regulations, including general and special instructions for police and watchmen.
Topic: University of Louisville--History
University of Louisville
by Miller, James Grier
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An address given to the community by Dr. James Grier Miller on the occasion of his introduction as President of the University of Louisville, Friday, October 5, 1973. Published from private funds provided by friends of the University of Louisville.
Topics: Education, Higher--Kentucky--Louisville
University of Louisville
by Flexner, Hortense
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A collection of mostly published poems from the 1920's-1960's by Hortense Flexner.  Poems were selected by Joy Bale and Harvey Curtis Webster.
Topics: Poetry, Poets, Hortense Flexner
University of Louisville
by Arthur B. Moss
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Contains several lectures of Moss as well as a biographical sketch.  Essays include Two Revelations, Man and the Lower Animals, Design and Natural Selection, Bible Horrors or True Blasphemy, Health, Wealth, and Happiness, Fictitious Gods, and Bible Saints and Sinners, pts.1-2.  Published by Watts & Co. in the 1880s.
Topics: Freethinking, Lectures and essays